Dwayne Johnson with black adam came out a month ago and the movie somehow didn’t live up to its hype. Both the studio and the main star expected a lot from the 2022 film, but it even struggled to cross $400 million at the box office. However, The Rock is still confident about the anti-hero’s future in the DCU. The American actor said the movies may not have lived up to expectations at the box office, but he’s happy to finally introduce Black Adam to the world.
The Jumanji star recently shared a video on Twitter talking about black adam box office performance. In this video, he also revealed the real reason he asked Warner Bros to bring back Henry Cavill as Superman.
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Why Dwayne Johnson Wanted Henry Cavill’s Cameo black adam?
Henry Cavill officially returned as Superman with the 2022 black adam. The actor was last seen playing the role of Justice League and fans demanded Cavill’s return. Although fans may have seen Superman’s cameo in Shazam! and Peacemaker, his face was not revealed in any of them.
Dwayne Johnson finally convinced the studio to bring back the Steel man star. Shortly after the film’s release, rumors began to emerge that the studio was planning a sequel for the 2013 film starring the Superman actor.
In a video on Twitter, Dwayne Johnson revealed why he insisted on Cavill returning as Superman. The Jungle Cruise The star said he wanted to establish Black Adam as the most powerful and unstoppable force in the DCU. The Rock further stated that in order to do this, they needed to bring back the strongest and most unstoppable force in the DCU.
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“If we are to establish Black Adam as the most powerful and unstoppable force in the DC Universe, we must bring back the most powerful and unstoppable force of all time, in any universe.”
The DC star said he and Seven Bucks Productions president and co-founder Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia, respectively, worked together to bring Henry Cavill back. He also shared that the studio was not ready to bring the Justice League star back. But they were”not going to take no for an answer.
The Fast and Furious star also claimed that there is no “viable” Where “logicThus, the studio would have built the DCU without Superman. Johnson said that was impossible to do while keeping the greatest superhero out of the picture. And that’s why he fought to bring Superman back.
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Dwayne Johnson thanks fans for making Black Adam the number one movie on iTunes
In his Twitter video, Dwayne Johnson also revealed that Black Adam is now available on digital platforms. He said, “Black Adam is the number one movie on iTunes. We released Black Adam yesterday, we thought it was a strategic release to go on all digital platforms as we are still in theaters.
He also mentioned that black adam will remain in theaters for the holiday season. The Baywatch The star went on to thank his fans for making the DC film number one on iTunes. Johnson also talked about black adam box office performance.
He said the film did quite well domestically, but had plenty of room for growth internationally. He claimed the film would land somewhere around $375 million worldwide. However, he is satisfied because the film introduced and established Black Adam. The The small mouse The actor also said that the film also introduced Justice League to the DCU.
black adam is available for purchase digitally. The film is still playing in theaters.